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Editor’s note: The team of learning designers at Emerald Works have compiled a list of the five learning theories that they use to underpin their work. It’s a useful list if you are involved in designing and developing learning resources.

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Editor’s note: Here Nick Shackleton-Jones sets 24 principles for learning design based on his book How People Learn. His thesis revolves around the role of affective context and how that shapes our behaviour and what we learn.

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Editor’s note: How straightforward is it for workers to develop their careers, move sideways or move into a completely different role? I’ve been told I have transferable skills but throughout my career I have found it impossible to move sideways into roles outside of the sectors or disciplines I have previously experienced. This research reflects my experience. There is a challenge here for employers. How do you enable more workforce mobility?

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Editor’s note: Nigel Paine takes a look at the work of Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey and what they call ‘deliberately developmental organisations’. The three developmental stages for adults are an interesting frame through which to view how teams work.

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Editor’s note: The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has produced a report examining the evidence of how how resilience is reinforced within organisations. The report highlights what builds resilience and the role managers play in helping staff to become more resilient.

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Editor’s note: This piece of research explores what business leaders think about L&D. It’s always useful to hold a mirror up to the profession and this research does that. The fact that business leaders say they lack knowledge about L&D and its impact is telling.

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Editor’s note: The term ‘hybrid working’ seems to be cropping up more and more. But what is it exactly? Is it a good thing? And will it serve to include some while others are excluded. This article provides some answers.

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Editor’s note: This article suggests that allocating no-meeting periods in the working week can help collaboration and teamwork. Time without meetings provides employees with time to get work done and think through complex problems.

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Editor’s note: Take a look at this list of new developments for Microsoft Teams. This is increasingly how employees are going to access learning at work, communicate and share knowledge . . .

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Editor’s note: Fosway Group has published its analysis of the digital learning market. Make sure you read the report that sits alongside the 9-Grid analysis of the market because it makes for some very interesting reading. My takeaway is that L&D is not taking the opportunity to reinvent itself, rather shifting analogue training online.

Curated Blue resilience key on keyboard
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Editor’s note: This research looks at how resilient organisations are to change. It features a chart on the most critical workforce traits for an organisation’s future. Number one is flexibility and adaptability. So, how do you build a flexible and adaptable organisation?

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